Music & Mingle: New Asia + SF
Join Asia Society's Young Professionals Group (YPG), our co-sponsors and the Bay Area’s globally minded creative and professional communities for a fun-filled evening at the Runway, one of SoMa's dynamic incubators located in Twitter's mid-Market headquarter building. We'll be bringing you live music from some of the Bay Area's rising young Asian American artists, along with Cali-Asia style street food, and free-flow wine and beer.
New Artists Announced!
Ukulenny: Lenny San Jose, aka Ukulenny, picked up his first ukulele in 2008, and began playing it to eliminate boredom during BART commutes. In the span of five years, he has found himself performing to worldwide audiences on YouTube, fans across California, and fellow ukulele players in Manila. Find out more about Lenny on his website.
Ron Quesada: Ron is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in Filipino music from North to South, including gongs, bamboo, and stringed instruments. His current project, “Kulintronica,” features the traditional gong instrument of Mindanao with contemporary electronic dance music. Find out more about Ron on his website.
Aimee Amparo: Aimee’s unique music is influenced by Mexican folk, country, blues, jazz, hip hop, and R&B. Find out more about Aimee on her website.
Food Vendors Confirmed!
The Chairman: Food inspired by the original street food of Asia-it's bold, spicy, unique, fast and delicious.
KASA: Honoring simple, homestyle Indian food using natural and local ingredients.
Get your tickets early; this will sell out quickly. If you have any questions, please email Kate Ryge.
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